Saturday, August 24, 2019

Harry Reid and the end of liberal thought

The highest-ranking Democrat in America, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, described the Senate bill making English the national language of the American people as...

America, Not Keith Ellison, Decides What Book A Congressman Takes His Oath On

Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress, has announced that he will not take his oath of office on...

The Left Hurts The Battle Against Torture, Rape And Other Evils

When you hear the words “oppression,” “genocide,” “racism,” or even “torture” or “rape,” do you immediately recoil as you always did? I don’t....

Why the low jobless rate challenges Left and Right

The latest jobless rate—4.7 percent—is at a five-year low. Yet, despite this and other good economic news, the Left is frantic to repeal the Bush...

Five non-religious arguments for marriage over living together

I have always believed that there is no comparing living together with marriage. There are enormous differences between being a “husband” or a...

Why Liberals fear Global Warming Far More Than Conservatives Do

Observers of contemporary society will surely have noted that a liberal is far more likely to fear global warming than a conservative. Why ...

Jews Shot In Seattle, Left Angry At Mel Gibson

On July 28, 2006, a Muslim entered the building of the Seattle Jewish Federation and shot every Jew he saw, murdering one woman and...

Explaining Jews, Part VI: Jews who aid those who hate Jews (and America)

Some recent news items about Jews aiding enemies of the Jews: Last week, professor Noam Chomsky went to Lebanon to speak at the headquarters...

How to identify American totalitarians

In the Soviet Union, the future is known; it’s the past that is always changing. —old Soviet dissident joke As a graduate student in...

Just A Reminder About Who And Why We Are Fighting

Last year at UCLA, I debated a professor who argued that Israel and the Palestinians were moral equivalents. He is not alone (especially on...

The Best Are Killed In Every Generation

Have you ever heard of Anna Politkovskaya? She was a Russian journalist who regularly reported on Vladimir Putin’s undermining of press and other freedoms in...

Is A Gay Who Opposes Same-Sex Marriage A Hypocrite?

Why did a gay prostitute tell the media about the homosexual behavior of a leading Christian opponent of same-sex marriage on the weekend before...

A Vote For Patty Wetterling Can Hurt Children

I do not live in Minnesota. Nor have I ever written a column about any congressional race. But what Patty Wetterling, Democratic congressional candidate in Minnesota’s...

Why I Smoke (Cigars)

There are few personal confessions more likely to alienate many Americans than to admit to smoking. Singles ads are filled with people who will...

The middle east conflict is hard to solve but easy to explain

The Middle East conflict is difficult to solve, but it is among the simplest conflicts in history to understand. The Arab and other Muslim enemies...